Free medical exams provided at Cobo Center

FREEDOM LOCKS LIKE. LOOKS LIKE. >>> THE MURDER — MOTOCITY MEDICAL MISSION TAKES OVER COBO CENTER. >> YOU HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO GET HEALTH EXAMS. SYMA CHOWDHRY TALK WITH THE PERSON WHO CAME UP WITH THE FREE CLINIC ABOUT SERVICES BEING PROVIDED TO DETROITERS. >> Reporter: WE ARE AT MOTOR CITY HE MEDICAL MISSION AT COBO HALL LIKE A FREE CLINIC AND THE BRAINS BEHIND THE OPERATION IS ANN. THANKS FOR BEING HERE ANN. >> THANKS FOR COMING. >> Reporter: TELL ME A LITTLE BIT ABOUT WHAT’S GOING ON TODAY? >> OH TODAY WE HAVE FREE DENTAL, FREE EYE CARE AND MEDICAL SERVICES. IN FACT, IT’S NOT JUST FOR TODAY. WE HAD IT YESTERDAY. WE WILL DO IT AGAIN TOMORROW BUTTOMORROW IS A HALF DAY. FREE DENTAL EYE SERVICES AND MEDICAL. COME SUPER EARLY>> Reporter: AND WE ARE IN THE DENTAL AREA AND THERE’S A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO ARE EXCITED TO GET THE WORK DONE. USUALLY PEOPLE ARE SCARED OF DENTIST. >> THEY DON’T HAVE TO BE SCARED. THEY ARE EXCITED BECAUSE THEY ARE SAVING HOTCH OCHE MONDAY — SO MUCH MONEY. DID I MENTION THE PRICE? >> Reporter: WHAT IS THE PRICE? >> FREE. >> Reporter: THERE IS A NEED IN THE CITY OF DETROIT. AND THERE’S BEEN HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE SO FAR THAT COME BY. >> HUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS. ABSOLUTELY. OVER LAST DAY AND A HALF. BUT THEY COME FOR THE FREE EXAM, DENTAL EXAM AND X-RAYS AND WE DO CLEANINGS AND FILLINGS AND EXTRACTIONS AND THERE ARE A COUPLE SURPRISES BUT YOU HAVE TO BE HERE TO EXPERIENCE IT. WE HAVE EYE CARE SERVICES. AND MEDICAL SERVICES. WE HAVE GOT THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE AND PHARMACIES HERE. WE HAVE SEVERAL SCHOOLS THAT WILL GET YOU ENROLLED IF YOU NEED CAREER ASSISTANCE, WE WILL GUIDE YOU ON THAT. >> Reporter: AND SO WHERE ARE THE VOLUNTEERS FROM. >> THE MAJORITY ARE LOCAL BUT WE HAVE DOZENS OF THEM THAT ARE FROM OUT OF STATE FROM CALIFORNIA, FROM BOSTON. I AM FROM FLORIDA. SO, THEY ARE FROM ALL OVER. >> Reporter: I SAID YOU ARE THE BRAINS BEHIND THIS. WHY DID YOU COME UP WITH THE CLINIC LIKE THIS? >> SO THIS INITIATIVE IS SIMPLY TO MEET THE DEFICIENCIES IN THE HEALTH CARE SERVICES. SO, IF THEY HAVE LIMITED ACCESS TO DENTAL, TO EYE CARE, AND A THE LOVE INSURANCE DON’T COVER IT BUT IT’S EXPENSIVE. WE DON’T WANT THAT TO BE A BARRIER AND THIS IS WHY WE PROVIDE THE SERVICES FOR THE RESIDENTS OF DETROIT METRO AREA, WAYNE COUNTY. >> Reporter: AND TELL ME, I KNOW TODAY YOU ARE WRAPPING UP BUT TOMORROW’S HOURS? >> OPENING UP AT 6 A.M. AND LIKE THIS MORNING FOLKS WERE HERE WAY BEFORE THAT. AND AND WE ARE TOMORROW IS A HALF A DAY SO BY NOON WE WILL BE DONE. BUT AS SOON AS WE REACH MAXIMUM CAPACITY IN THE MORNING, WE WILL — WE STAY STILL — THEY SHOULD COME BECAUSE EVEN THOUGH WE CAN’T PROVIDE MORE TREATMENTS WE WILL BE ABLE TO CONNECT YOU TO A MEDICAL AND DENTAL HOME. WE WILL MAKE A APPOINTMENT FOR YOU ON THE SPOT. DID I SAY ON THE SPOT? ON THE SPOT. >> Reporter: THANKS SO MUCH. AND FOLKS, SO YOU HEARD IT FROMHER. YOU HAVE TO BE HERE TOMORROW MORNING EARLY. GET IN LINE AND JUST IN CASE YOU DON’T GET A CHANCE TO BE GETTING AN EXAM HERE YOU WILL BE HOOKED UP WITH THE RIGHT PEOPLE AGAIN. DOORS OPEN 6 A.M. FRIDAY.

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